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Newtown Tragedy Evokes Calls for Gun Control from Local Politicians

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

flickr-2914911278-hd In the immediate aftermath of the devastating and deadly elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., New York City elected officials lamented the deaths of so many young children and pointed to the tragedy in a cry for increased gun control legislation at the national level. Last Friday, a lone gunman, identified as 20-year-old Adam Lanza, [&hellip
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Cop Who Shot Unarmed Bronx Teen to Turn Himself In

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown, Uncategorized

Four-year NYPD veteran Richard Haste is being indicted on manslaughter charges after fatally shooting an unarmed teenager in the boy’s Bronx home. Haste is expected to turn himself in to the Bronx district attorney’s office tomorrow following the grand jury’s decision, the Daily News reports. In early February, Haste followed the victim, Ramarley Graham, into [&hellip
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FOUR DEAD IN SHOOTING

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

Three men were fatally shot by one gunman, who police believe fell to his death, on the afternoon of Dec. 17. The men—a grandfather, his son-in-law and his grandson—were killed inside their apartment at 492 Amsterdam Ave. between West 83rd and 84th streets, according to police. The victims were Fernando Gonzales, 87, his son-in-law Carlos [&hellip
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Triple Homicide on Upper West Side

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Three men were fatally shot by one gunman on the afternoon of Dec. 17. The men—a grandfather, his son-in-law and his grandson—were killed inside their apartment on 492 Amsterdam Ave. between West 83rd and 84th streets, according to police. The victims were Fernando Gonzales, his son-in-law Carlos Rodriguez, Sr. and his son Carlos Jr., according [&hellip
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